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Welcome to Forest Friends

Nature Preschool for North Idaho

Our Mission

Forest Friends is a part-time Pre-K program for kids ages 4 & 5.


We are located just 10 minutes South of downtown CDA.

5 beautiful acres of forest & field  plus a dedicated indoor space at a private home. 

We believe in using the tools of nature and nurture to help children at this precious, foundational age grow.

UPDATE: We are now enrolling for Fall 2023, with limited availability.

Our Program


No screens.

Outdoors 50% or more.

Run, jump, create.

Get messy.


Routines to guide our day.

Local plants and animals.

Caring for self, others, and environment.


Growing mind, body, and spirit.

Social skills with peers and adults.

Ready to soar.

Thanks for reaching out!

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